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Gates of Dawn (Ausros Vartai)

Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
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“virgin mary” (40 reviews)
“remaining gate” (16 reviews)
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Aushros Vartu g. 12, Vilnius 01303, Lithuania
212 35 13
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Reviewed yesterday

A gate at the entrance to Vilnius old town, Nic little chapel inside and worth a visit whist seeing the other sights in Vilnius.

Thank RichardH40
Reviewed 3 days ago

I'm not Catholic, spiritual not religious, but this was still a powerful experience. Be sure you have read the history before you visit so you understand what you are seeing.

Thank Melinda B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

This is one of the places you have to visit in Vilnius. The gate is at the end of another lovely cobbled street. The door on the left takes you up into the chapel which is filled with silver hearts & icons. It's very small...More

Thank paulamaximus
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I expected a grand Gate.... it was very much a let down... pretty painting of the Virgin Mary with some vendors.... that’s it. Decent neighborhood.

Thank Laura H
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Gorgeous chapel, with "miraculous" portrait of the Virgin, embedded in historic remnants of protective city gates. Truly magnificent. Important in the spiritual life of the city. Don't miss it. PS: Beware of the many beggars who will dog your steps as you enter or leave,...More

Thank asongbird
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Want to see the real history of the KGB skip the KGB museum and walk the streets, read the stories and learn the ways in which the Lithuanians kept the history of their people alive and relevant during Soviet times. People brought there kids here...More

Thank Shelia S
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Really holly place with very special energy and atmosphere. Very very beautiful inside. Really recommend for visiting, i never saw nothing like this in other countries...

Thank Vicky M
Reviewed 11 November 2017

It was pouring rain and really cold that day and I lost myself at least five times until I found myself in front of this beautiful gates. The place is known for Pilgrims that prayed there. Beautiful architecture, a jewel in the old town.

Thank lelujam
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

By walking through old city, old jewish ghetto and Rathaus we will arrived in this old city gates. The gate is from time to time full of pilgrims who want to pray in the place where pope Johannes Paulus was praying here. In front of...More

Thank faozanrizal
Reviewed 9 November 2017

The Gates of Dawn can be visited whilst visiting the old city. Get a local guide and get the full story on the attractions in the old city as they are many and varied and go back hundreds of years. I found an old church...More

Thank Jack K
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